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Robert Troup (August 19, 1756 – January 14, 1832) was an American soldier, lawyer and jurist. Born in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, Troup attended King's College (now Columbia University). At King...

9/9/2012 6/18/2017

Judge William Lewis MP (1752 - 1819)

William Lewis (January 22, 1752 – August 16, 1819) was a Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, US Attorney for the District of Pennsylvania and US Federal Judge. Lewis was born in 17...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

William "the Quaker" Garrett MP (1643 - 1724)

"William /Garat*/", "William /Garrett/", "William (the Quaker) /Garrett/"

William (the Quaker) Garrett Born in Hose, Leicestershire, England; married and moved to Harby, Leicestershire, England; then immigrated to America in 1684 after purchasing 203 acres of land. His son...

9/13/2007 4/23/2017

Edmund Physick MP (1727 - 1804)

Edmund Physick was born in England in 1727 and was the sole surviving child of Mr. Timothy Physick by his wife Martha. Young Edmund entered the Proprietary service as a clerk to Thomas Penn, son of W...

4/7/2013 4/23/2017

Dr Caspar Wistar MP (1761 - 1818)

The botanist Thomas Nuttall said he named the genus Wisteria in memory of Dr. Caspar Wistar (1761–1818) Wikipedia Children: Richard Mifflin Wistar 1805 - 1883 Elizabeth Wistar 1816 - 1834 Mifflin Wi...

3/28/2008 4/21/2017

Jay Slater MP (1795 - 1860)

Jay Slater, a farmer, was born on February 25, 1795, in Massachusetts. He was married on March 12, 1826, in Sangamon County, to Lucretia Carman, who was born in 1806, in New York. Jay Slat­er was a con...

7/6/2011 3/27/2017

John Hooker MP (1816 - 1901)

"esq.", "John /Hooker/"

John Hooker was a businessperson, judge, activist, and journalist in Hartford, Connecticut. Nationally, he is best known as a leading abolitionist; locally, he is known for for association with Nook Fa...

7/16/2007 3/19/2017

Sarah Mapps Douglass MP (1806 - 1882)

Sarah Mapps Douglass was an African American educator, abolitionist, writer, and public lecturer. Her painted images on her written letters may be the first or earliest surviving examples of signed pai...

1/3/2017 1/3/2017

Grace Bustill Douglass MP (1782 - 1842)

Grace Bustill Douglass (1782 – March 9, 1842) was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights advocate. Her family was one of the first prominent free black families in the United States. Her f...

1/3/2017 1/3/2017

Charles Hicks Bustill MP (c.1816 - 1890)

Charles Hicks Bustill was an African-American abolitionist and conductor in the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia before the American Civil War. He made a living as a plasterer, and belonged to the ...

10/4/2012 1/3/2017

Jarius Lincoln MP (1794 - 1882)

Jairus Lincoln graduated from Harvard in 1814. He was the son of Hawkes Lincoln (1769-1829) and Mary Howe (1771-1828) of Boston. From "History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, Vol. 2-3, 1893" ...

3/6/2014 12/14/2016

Ebenezer Laban Grubb MP (1833 - 1895)

Ebenezer was merchant and a farmer near Waterford. He married Cecilia George in 1854 and they had ten children.Ebenezer served in the 56th Virginia militia during the John Brown rebellion and voted aga...

12/13/2016 12/14/2016

Elwood Osborne MP (1812 - 1876)

Biography of Elwood Ozbun, Quaker Elwood was probably born in NC. The date was 23 Nov 1812. In 1813, his parents moved to Warren Co., OH and then to Clinton Co., OH. By 1816, they lived in Wayne Co.,...

9/12/2008 11/27/2016

Elizabeth Blackwell MP (1821 - 1910)

Find a Grave ) Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was the first female doctor in the United States and the first on the UK Medical Register. She was the first openly identified wom...

2/24/2012 11/17/2016

Charles Warfel MP (1807 - 1871)

Charles Warfel was a merchant, a veteran of the Mexican War, and an Abolitionist.

11/10/2016 11/10/2016

Honorable Roberts Vaux, Esq MP (1786 - 1836)

Roberts Vaux, a descendant of English Quakers and the oldest son of Richard and Ann (Roberts) Vaux, received his education at private schools in Philadelphia, was admitted to the bar in 1808, and rose ...

10/31/2016 11/1/2016

Dr. Andrew Young Hull MP (1817 - 1900)

Dr. A.Y. HULL was son of John and Amy (STRICKLAND) HULL and grandson of Franz Philip and Margaret (LINKENFELTER) HULL. Cleek, Geo. W., EARLY WESTERN AUGUSTA PIONEERS. --- "Among the earliest practiti...

6/29/2014 10/17/2016

Col. John Means MP (1770 - 1837)

Birth: (1) s/o William MEANS/Nancy SIMONTON. Union District, SC. 14 Mar 1770. Marriage to Anne WILLIAMSON: (1) 10 Apr 1778. SC. Death: (1) 15 Mar 1837. Burial: (1) Manchester Cemetery adjoining t...

12/6/2014 10/4/2016

Elizabeth Van Lew (Union spy) MP (1818 - 1900)

""Crazy Bet""

Elizabeth Van Lew (October 25, 1818 – September 25, 1900) was a well-born Richmond, Virginia resident who built and operated an extensive spy ring for the United States during the American Civil War....

6/24/2012 9/5/2016

Parke Godwin MP (1816 - 1904)

) Parke Godwin (February 28, 1816 – January 7, 1904) was an American journalist associated with New York. Biography Godwin was born on February 28, 1816, in Paterson, New Jersey. His father was a...

7/18/2008 9/5/2016

Beulah Coffin Ninde MP (1829 - 1892)

listed as Rachel in Lindenwood's online indexage 64y 2m 9dBeulah Ninde, aggressive, talented wife of Judge Ninde could be considered one of Fort Wayne's leading suffragettes. The Nindes served as "cond...

9/2/2016 9/2/2016

Judge Lindley Murray Ninde MP (1825 - 1901)

son of Benjamin Ninde, per the obit of his sister, Rhoda (Ninde) Swayne , who, along with their father, is buried in Jay County, IN* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Sep 2 2016, 13:56:37 UTC

9/2/2016 9/2/2016

Moses 'Page' Moon MP (1842 - 1892)

"Page", "M.P."

Moses Page Moon, son of Moses Moon and Dorcas Page, was b. in Granger, Medina Co., Ohio on Sept. 10, 1842. "He was raised on a farm and received the benefit of a common-school education. He was united ...

9/28/2012 9/1/2016

Moses Moon MP (1803 - 1879)

Moses Moon, son of Jesse Moon, was b. in Brandon, Rutland Co., Vermont on May 27, 1803. He married with DORCAS PAGE on Nov. 5, 1835 in Vermont. Shortly after their marriage they removed to Medina Co., ...

9/28/2012 9/1/2016

Hiram Barney MP (1810 - 1895)

Hiram Barney (May 30, 1811 – May 18, 1895) was Collector of the Port of New York from 1861 - 1864. He was born in Henderson, Jefferson County, New York and graduated from Union College in Schenectady...

8/31/2016 8/31/2016

Mary Ann Bickerdyke MP (1817 - 1901)

"Mother Bickerdyke"

from her find a grave entry: At 30, she married Robert Bickerdyke, a sign painter and musician who was a widower with children. An early abolition activist, she transported escaping slaves in his wagon...

12/1/2012 8/16/2016

Lewis Thompson MP (1807 - 1866)

His grandfather, John Thompson, came with his brothers and mother, Elizabeth (McGraudy) Thompson from Ireland in the mid 1700's after the death of her husband, Hugh. John's home in Bucks County is a hi...

1/17/2009 8/11/2016

Rosanna Thompson MP (1808 - 1894)

Rosanna was the daughter of John and Rosanna (Cormack) Gordon. She first shows up in the church records of the Union Methodist Episcopal Church in 1824 when she was accepted as a member. She's listed t...

1/17/2009 8/10/2016

Isaac N. Arnold, US Congress MP (1815 - 1884)

Isaac Newton Arnold (November 30, 1815, Hartwick, New York - April 24, 1884, Chicago) was an attorney, American politician, and biographer who made his career in Chicago. He served two terms in the U...

10/2/2013 8/7/2016

John Covode, U.S. Congress MP (1808 - 1871)

John Covode, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near West Fairfield, Westmoreland County, Pa., March 17, 1808; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits, manufacturing, and ...

7/16/2016 7/16/2016

Col. Edward Daniels, (USA) MP (1828 - 1916)

Edward Dwight Daniels (1828–1916) was a geologist, abolitionist, and Civil War soldier. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he moved to Wisconsin at age 21 to pursue a career as a geologist and academic. ...

7/14/2016 7/14/2016

William Leete Stone, Sr. MP (1792 - 1844)

. William Leete Stone (20 April 1792 New Paltz, New York (or 1793 Esopus, New York) – 15 August 1844 Saratoga Springs, New York), known as Colonel Stone, was an influential journalist, publisher, aut...

5/15/2014 7/4/2016

Charles Pinckney Sumner MP (1780 - 1850)

Charles Pinckney Sumner was a liberal Harvard-educated lawyer, abolitionist, and early proponent of racially integrated schools, who shocked 19th-century Boston by opposing anti-miscegenation laws. He ...

6/25/2011 7/2/2016

Thomas Walter Ward, Jr. MP (1798 - 1890)

Born 1798 in Shrewsbury. He taught school then became store clerk in Boston. He opened a store in Boston in 1824 but then moved to Connecticut and became a successful store-owner and active member of t...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Henry Dana Ward MP (1797 - 1884)

Henry Dana Ward (Shrewsbury, Massachusetts 1797-1884) was an American abolitionist, anti-Masonic campaigner, and Millerite Adventist. He was grandson of the Revolutionary general Artemas Ward. He gra...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Leopold Karpeles, born in Prague, Bohemia in 1838, emigrated with his older brother Emil to Galveston, Texas at the age of 11. He became an expert rider, and eventually one of the youngest members of t...

10/14/2011 6/26/2016

Edward Rosewater MP (1841 - 1906)

Edward Rosewater, born Edward Rosenwasser,[1] (January 21, 1841 – August 30, 1906) was a Republican Party politician and newspaper editor in Omaha, Nebraska. Rosewater had a reputation for always bei...

5/15/2013 6/26/2016

Judge Samuel Waddel Atkinson MP (1839 - 1925)

abolitionist

6/25/2009 6/16/2016

Mary Brown MP (1821 - 1886)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Almeda Hardy (born Olney) by SmartCopy : Mar 19 2015, 20:30:05 UTC Birth: Feb. 7, 1821

10/21/2008 6/12/2016

Benjamin Franklin Brown MP (1815 - 1893)

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Thomas Drew Stetson MP (1827 - aft.1914)

Stetson, Thomas Drew was born on May 30, 1827 in Kingston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of George and Deborah P. (Washburn) Stetson. Educated public schools, Pierce Academy and at Taunton Loco...

6/5/2008 6/4/2016

Augustus Brandegee MP (1828 - 1904)

Augustus Brandegee (July 12, 1828, New London, Connecticut – November 10, 1904, New London, Connecticut) was an American lawyer and politician who served in the House of Representatives for Connectic...

9/2/2007 6/3/2016

Henry Evans MP (deceased)

Born free in Orange County, North Carolina, the Evans brothers learned their trades as young men and married two sisters, Henrietta (who married Henry c. 1844) and Sarah Jane (who married Wilson Bruce ...

10/27/2012 5/22/2016

Wilson Bruce Evans MP (1824 - 1898)

Wilson Bruce Evans (1824-1898), an African American carpenter and furniture maker, built this red brick, hipped roof, home in 1854-56, shortly after he and his brother Henry arrived from North Carolina...

11/7/2011 5/22/2016

Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis MP (1813 - 1876)

Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis (August 7, 1813 – August 24, 1876) was an American abolitionist, suffragist, and educator. Paulina Kellogg was born in Bloomfield, New York, to Captain Ebenezer Kello...

2/26/2012 5/18/2016

John L. Stevens MP (1820 - 1895)

John Leavitt Stevens (August 1, 1820 – February 8, 1895) was the United States Minister to the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1893 when he was accused of conspiring to overthrow Queen Liliuokalani in associati...

5/13/2016 5/13/2016

Sayles Jenks Bowen MP (1813 - 1896)

Sayles Jenks Bowen (1813–1896) was the twentieth Mayor of Washington City, District of Columbia, from 1868 to 1870. Bowen was one of the most controversial mayors in the history of the American capit...

5/10/2016 5/10/2016

Peter H. Clark MP (1829 - 1925)

Peter Humphries Clark (March 29, 1829 – June 21, 1925) was one of Ohio’s most effective black abolitionist writers and speakers. He became the first teacher engaged by the Cincinnati black public schoo...

12/29/2008 5/7/2016

Angela Heywood MP (1840 - c.1935)

Angela Heywood (1840-1935) was a radical writer and activist, known as a free-love advocate, suffragist, socialist, spiritualist, labor reformer, and abolitionist.

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

Ezra Hervey Heywood MP (1829 - 1893)

Ezra Hervey Heywood (/ˈheɪˌwʊd/; September 29, 1829 – May 22, 1893) was an American individualist anarchist, slavery abolitionist, and advocate of equal rights for women.

10/27/2008 5/5/2016

William Wells Brown MP (c.1814 - 1884)

William Wells Brown (circa 1814 – November 6, 1884) was a prominent African-American abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian in the United States. Born into slavery in Montgomery C...

4/30/2016 4/30/2016

Abraham Isaaks op den Graeff MP (1649 - 1731)

One of the thirteen original families who settled Germantown. Lived across Germantown Pike from Thomas Kunders. There is a marker on the original site of the Kunders house. (near 5125 Germantown Avenue...

2/25/2007 4/10/2016

Rev. Archibald Kenyon MP (1813 - 1890)

ARCHIBALD KENYON 1813 -- . Rev. Archibald Kenyon was born in Athol, Warren County, N. Y., July 31, 1813. His early school advantages were very limited, and he was compelled to make up the lack by p...

6/23/2012 3/26/2016

Luther Birge MP (1797 - 1881)

Luther Birge, a famous Abolitionist and temperance man, and well known to the pioneers of Illinois.

3/15/2016 3/15/2016

Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator ("Old Bullion") MP (1782 - 1858)

"("Old Bullion")"

) Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782 – April 10, 1858), nicknamed "Old Bullion", was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served in the S...

8/31/2007 2/26/2016

Abolitionist, Businessman. Born in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, he became the sole source of support for his family at age1 9 when his father died. He assumed direction of his father's silk and China good...

7/16/2011 2/21/2016

Richard Price Hallowell MP (1835 - 1904)

Richard Price Hallowell was born into a family of Quaker abolitionists. His parents' home was used on several occasions as stop on the Underground Railroad. He attended Haverford College in the early...

11/21/2008 2/21/2016

Henry Ingersoll Bowditch MP (1808 - 1892)

Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-1892) was an American physician and a prominent Christian abolitionist. Bowditch was born on Aug. 9, 1808, in Salem, Mass to Nathaniel Bowditch, a renowned mathematicia...

8/8/2012 12/28/2015

Robert Dale Owen MP (1801 - 1877)

Newpaper editor 1825; Indiana Legislature 1836-1838;US House of Representatives 1843- 1847, introduced the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution; Diplomat charge d' affairs 1853- 1858 Naples, I...

8/19/2007 12/15/2015

Benjamin "Pap" Singleton MP (1809 - 1900)

"Pap", "Old Pap", "Washington Singleton"

Benjamin "Pap" Singleton (1809–1892) was an American activist and businessman best known for his role in establishing African American settlements in Kansas. A former slave from Tennessee who escaped...

10/21/2015 12/9/2015

Sarah Josepha Hale MP (1788 - 1879)

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 - April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb". She famously campaigned f...

4/5/2012 11/25/2015

John T. Barrick MP (1808 - 1884)

From History of Butler and Bremer Counties, Iowa: J T Barrick was the next settler. He came here with his family in 1849, and was the founder of the village of Janesville. John T. Barrick, a native...

11/24/2015 11/24/2015

Adam Von Erden MP (1750 - 1817)

"Adam Fonerden"

After he moved to Baltimore in 1788, Adam served several terms on the City Council 5th ward 1797-1802. Another source has Adam in Fairfax in 1776 (profile photo text) October 5, 1797 : elected to the...

1/26/2013 11/15/2015

Pvt. Cyrus Packard MP (1796 - 1860)

War of 1812 He was a (Pvt) (Ryerson's) Regiment Massachusetts Militia. Find a Grave

11/4/2015 11/4/2015

Abbie Mandana Christensen MP (1852 - 1938)

Timeline of Abigail Mandana Holmes 1852-1938 1852 Abbie Mandana Holmes was born on January 28th to Reuben and Rebecca Holmes in Westboro, Massachusetts. 1864 Abbie moved with her family to Beaufo...

10/1/2015 10/6/2015

Rebecca Holmes MP (1824 - 1868)

Timeline Rebecca Winch Holmes, 1824-1868 1824 Rebecca Winch was born to James and Sally (Kilbourn) Winch in Holden, Massachusetts. ca 1840 Attended Leicester Academy, a prestigious co-educat...

7/3/2014 10/6/2015

Reuben Holmes MP (1820 - 1906)

Timeline 1830: Birth of Reuben Graves Holmes, the fifth of nine children born to Col. Peter and Olive (Graves) Holmes 1831: Moved to Paxton, Ma. to live with sister Olive and her husband who was ...

2/16/2014 10/4/2015

William Rawle MP (1759 - 1836)

William Rawle (April 28, 1759 – April 12, 1836) was an American lawyer in Philadelphia, who in 1791 was appointed as United States district attorney in Pennsylvania. He was a founder and first presiden...

9/2/2015 9/2/2015

James Burnett Abbott MP (1818 - 1897)

James Burnett Abbott was born in Hampton, Windham County, Connecticut on December 3, 1818. He was a grandson of Asa and Sarah Bidlock Fuller Abbott and his parents were James and Asenath Burnett Abbott...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Parker Pillsbury MP (1809 - 1898)

Parker Pillsbury (September 22, 1809 – July 7, 1898) was an American minister and advocate for abolition and women's rights. Life Pillsbury was born in Hamilton, Massachusetts. He moved to Hennik...

1/24/2014 8/21/2015

. Reuben D. Mussey, Jr. (often called RD Mussey) (May 30, 1833–May 29, 1892) was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War and a distinguished lawyer. Between April 1865 and November 1865, M...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Eli Thayer was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1857 to 1861. Prior to that, he was the founder of the New England Emigrant Aid Company that brought pro-free state settlers t...

4/21/2009 8/17/2015

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers MP (1794 - 1846)

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (June 3, 1794 – October 16, 1846) was an American abolitionist writer who, from June 1838 until June 1846, served as editor of the New England anti-slavery newspaper Herald o...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Thomas Lonsdale Gray MP (1815 - 1899)

“As these people concealed slaves during the day and smuggled them to other stations at night, they had many amusing and exciting adventures. Gray once started to Roseville with three slaves and realiz...

8/5/2015 8/6/2015

Affadilla Moody MP (1808 - 1876)

"Apphia"

"Affadilla Deaver was a conductor on the Underground Railroad in Morgan County, Ohio. Deaver, whose maiden name was Moody, was born in Lisbon, Maine on February 24, 1808 (also reported as February 22...

11/28/2008 8/6/2015

Lyman Batcheller MP (1795 - 1858)

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 – July 21, 1899) was a Civil War veteran, American political leader, and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his broad range of cultur...

7/22/2011 7/15/2015

Civil War Veteran. Residence Warsaw, Indiana; Enlisted on 7/28/1862 as a Private. On 7/28/1862 he mustered into "A" Co. 74th Indiana Infantry. He was Mustered Out on 6/9/1865 at Washington, D.C. So...

7/11/2015 7/12/2015

George Wythe (1726 – June 8, 1806) was an American lawyer, a Virginia judge, and a prominent opponent of slavery. He was the first law professor in the United States and a noted classical scholar in Vi...

7/12/2008 7/9/2015

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice on the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the Declarati...

9/29/2008 7/5/2015

Luther Melendy MP (1793 - 1883)

Luther Melendy, b. 2 June, 1793, m. Lucinda daughter of Simeon Kenney, Esq., of Merrimack, 31 May, 1825. She was b. 10 August, 1800; no children. They lived on the farm on Chestnut Hill cleared by his ...

5/2/2015 7/3/2015

Joseph Porter Eastman MP (1805 - 1888)

Joseph Eastman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

10/11/2008 6/13/2015

Alvan E. Bovay MP (1818 - 1903)

Major Alvan Earle Bovay (July 12, 1818 – January 13, 1903) was a founder of the United States Republican Party. Early life He was born in Adams, New York. He later attended Norwich University, in...

6/10/2015 6/10/2015

Rev. Joseph Royal Barnett MP (1758 - 1812)

"Joroyal"

Minister of Cedar Spring Baptist Church. (A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America, and Other Parts of the World by David Benedict. Published by Printed by Lincoln & Edmands, no. 53, Co...

4/26/2008 6/9/2015

Lucy Montgomery Ball MP (1807 - 1891)

"Joseph T. Ball had four sisters, three of whom were schoolteachers and all remained unmarried: Mary Montgomery Ball (1800-1829); Lucy Montgomery Ball (1807- 1891); Martha Violet Ball (1811-1894); and ...

5/13/2015 5/13/2015

Martha Violet Ball MP (1811 - 1894)

"Joseph T. Ball had four sisters, three of whom were schoolteachers and all remained unmarried: Mary Montgomery Ball (1800-1829); Lucy Montgomery Ball (1807- 1891); Martha Violet Ball (1811-1894); and ...

5/13/2015 5/13/2015

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn MP (1831 - 1917)

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (December 15, 1831 – February 24, 1917) was an American journalist, author, and reformer. Sanborn was a social scientist, and a memorialist of American transcendentalism who...

9/5/2013 4/25/2015

Calvin Fletcher MP (1798 - 1866)

Calvin Fletcher (February 4, 1798 – May 26, 1866) was an attorney, banker, farmer, landowner, and state legislator from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. In 1821 Fletcher moved from Vermont to th...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Charles Turner Torrey MP (1813 - 1846)

Charles Turner Torrey (November 21, 1813 - May 9, 1846) was a leading American abolitionist. Although he has been largely lost to history until recently, he made major contributions to the freeing of...

4/24/2015 4/24/2015

Rev. William Henry Furness MP (1802 - 1896)

Rev. William Henry Furness (1802–1896) was an American clergyman, theologian, reformer and abolitionist. Biography Furness was born in 1802. He went on to graduate of the Theological Department o...

12/9/2012 4/18/2015

Ebenezer D. Bassett MP (1833 - 1908)

Ebenezer D. Bassett (1833–1908) was an African American who was appointed United States Ambassador to Haiti in 1869. He was the first African-American diplomat. Ebenezer Bassett was appointed as ne...

4/18/2015 4/18/2015

Laura Clay MP (1849 - 1941)

Laura Clay Wikipedia Bio

6/5/2009 4/1/2015

Ellen Craft MP (1826 - 1891)

Profile photo: Ellen Craft dressed as a man to escape from slavery. Ellen Craft (1826–1891) and William Craft (September 25, 1824 – January 29, 1900) were slaves from Macon, Georgia in the United S...

3/31/2015 3/31/2015

Martha Ellicott Tyson MP (1795 - 1873)

Martha Ellicott Tyson (September 13, 1795 — March 5, 1873) was an Elder of the Quaker Meeting in Baltimore, anti-slavery and women's rights advocate, author of the first biography of Benjamin Banne...

3/30/2015 3/30/2015

Laura Smith Haviland MP (1808 - 1898)

Laura Smith Haviland (December 20, 1808- April 20, 1898) was an American abolitionist, suffragette, and social reformer. She was an important figure in the history of the Underground Railroad. Mrs....

9/23/2013 3/27/2015

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler MP (1807 - 1834)

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler (December 24, 1807 – November 2, 1834) was an American poet and writer from Pennsylvania and Michigan. She became the first female writer in the United States to make the ...

10/23/2009 3/27/2015

Thomas S. Hinde MP (1785 - 1846)

Thomas Spotwood Hinde (April 19, 1785 – February 9, 1846) was a newspaper editor, opponent of slavery, author, historian, real estate investor, Methodist minister and a founder of the city of Mount C...

11/1/2012 3/23/2015

Erastus Milo Cravath, Jr. MP (1872 - 1938)

Erastus Milo Cravath (1833–1900) was a field secretary with the American Missionary Association (AMA) after the American Civil War, when he helped found Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, and...

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

Oren Cravath MP (1806 - 1874)

Orin Cravath, of French Huguenot ancestry, was one of three men to form an abolition party in Homer, New York. He also used his home as a station on the Underground Railroad.

3/20/2015 3/20/2015

James Fairchild MP (1817 - 1902)

James Harris Fairchild (1817–1902) was an American educator, author, and former president of Oberlin College. Biography Fairchild was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, on November 25, 1817. H...

12/19/2008 3/19/2015